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  • Comcast defends proposed Time Warner deal ahead of hearing

    On the eve of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that will bring Comcast Corp. face-to-face with one of its sharpest critics, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, the cable-TV company released a 650-page public interest filing on the potential benefits of the...
  • 'Game of Thrones' renewed for seasons 5, 6

    'Game of Thrones' renewed for seasons 5, 6
    "Game of Thrones" won't be won any time soon. HBO announced Tuesday it has renewed the fantasy hit for a fifth and sixth season. With Sunday's Season 4 premiere scoring HBO's biggest ratings since 2007's finale of "The Sopranos," it only makes sense...
  • Bravo To Unveil Two Scripted Series To Broaden Programming Mix

    Bravo, the NBCUniversal cable network that aims for affluent female viewers, said it would debut two new scripted comedies in the year ahead while also launching 13 new unscripted series. The scripted series being highlighted are "Girlfriends' Guide To...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Renewed for Two More Seasons

    HBO has ordered a fifth and sixth season of "Game of Thrones," HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo announced today. The immensely popular medieval-style fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's books returned Sunday with a ratings bonanza...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable try to make case for deal with FCC

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable told the government that their proposed marriage would "enhance consumer welfare and competition and deliver substantial public interest benefits." In a 175-page filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the two...
  • NBCU Hopes New Focus On Young Multicultural Women Lends Breath To Oxygen

    About seven months after placing Oxygen in the hands of Bravo chief Frances Berwick, NBCUniversal has a new direction for the female-focused cable outlet. Once focused mostly on young women, with programs featuring reality-show doyenne Tori Spelling...
  • Captain America to take on Superman. WWE Net doesn't wow Wall St.

    After the coffee. Before reading Comcast's FCC public interest statement. The Skinny: I may have to start working East Coast hours. It will just make life easier for me. Either that or I need to hire a clone. Anyway, Tuesday's roundup includes stories...
  • Comcast, Time Warner Cable Defend Union as Benefiting 'Millions' in FCC Filing

    Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable will benefit millions of consumers and businesses -- particularly in enhanced broadband services -- the companies said in a joint FCC filing today. They also dismissed critics' objections that the...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
  • A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial

    A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
  • At NAB Show, Broadcasting Bigwigs Call for New TV Standard to Reach All Devices

    Las Vegas -- National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith and Univision chairman Haim Saban issued a call for a new broadcast standard that would put television on all platforms and devices. Smith and Saban, speaking at the opening...